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about the idea of colluding with the russians, which is, of course, the thing the president is most defensive about. to tom foreman. special coverage begins right now in "the situation room" with wolf blitzer. i'll see you back here in a couple hours. happening now, breaking news, mueller's conclusions. tonight all eyes in washington are on the justice department, awaiting the findings of special counsel robert mueller's probe into russia's tack on the 2016 presidentian election. we'll have new details when congress and the public will learn whether the investigation found conclusion between the trump campaign and vladimir putin's government. barr crawl. attorney general bill barr has spent his entire saturday over tess justice department, working behind closed doors to review the investigative report after
saying he may deliver the principal conclusions, is he any closer to meeting that deadline? hold up, as the attorney general spend his day inside reading, president trump was on the linking, golfing and meeting with friends at the florida resort. sources say his lawyers are vising him to lie low until they have a better idea of mueller's conclusions. will he follow their advice? or will he start tweeting tonight? and demanding access. house democrats hold an emergency conference call to plot strategy and renew their demands for full transparency. they're promising their own investigations will keep going, no matter what the special counsel concluded. we want to welcome our viewers here in the united states and around the world. i'm wolf blitzer, you're in "the situation room." >> announcer: this is cnn breaking news. we're following breaking
news. the attorney william barr and his top aides remain behind closed doors over at the justice department tonight, some eight hours after arriving. sources say they're reviewing the final report. so far the attorney general has held off on sending any information over to congress, despite his earlier indication he might share the principal conclusions of mueller's report as soon as this weekend. house democrats held an emergency conference call earlier to discuss the situation. meantime president trump is at his home in florida, surrounded by lawyers, whose sources say may be encouraging him to lie low until they learn more. after two years of awaiting the end of this russia investigation, washington is now on edge, standing by to learn what mueller knows. this hour, i'll talk about florida democratic representative val demmings, and our analysts are standing by for
this special edition of "the situation room." first to pamela brown. what is the latest? >> wolf, the president is uncharacteristically quiet in the wake of the report being delivered to the torn, this after two years the president went after the investigation as a witch-hunt. sources tell me the president is happy the probe is over, but also there's cautious optimism. as the president spent the day on a florida golf course, the attorney general spent the day read ago report that could define donald trump as presidency. attorney general william barr and deputy attorney general rod rosenstein were both in the office today, reruling mueller's findings, barr telling lawmakers he could release the principal conclusion of the report to them as soon as this weekend. tonight, as the wait for information continues, justice department officials say one thing is clear -- there will be no more indictments related to
the russia probe. the white house seizing on that as a victory. president trump attending a republican fund-raiser friday, seated next to senator lindsey graham, who went on the attack against the other candidate, saying, quote, we'll make sure both campaigns are looked at prompting chants of "lock her up" from other attendees. the president came to florida bringing emmitt flood, who is responsible for the respond to the russia investigation, and just hours before the announcement -- >> there was no collusion, no obstruction, everybody knows it. it's all a big hoax. i call it the witch-hunt. it's all a big hoax. >> president trump continued his attacks on the investigation, telling fox business, americans will not accept a negative review. >> it's always interesting to me, because a deputy that didn't get any votes appoints a man, that didn't get any votes, he's going to write a report on me.
people will not stand for it. >> reporter: even though the president did call for the release of a report this week -- >> let it come out, let people see it. >> barr has previousry refused to commit to a full report and doj rules prevent him from sharing damaging information about individuals not charged with crimes. >> all i can say right now is my goal and intent is to get as much information on the as i can, consistent with the regulations. >> democrats are demanding the report be made public and have threatened a subpoena to get it. >> the american people have a right to the truth. the watchword is transparency. in conclusion, the president himself as called without qualification, for the report to be made public. there's no reason on god's green earth why attorney general barr should do any sarah sanders say friday, tweeting -- the next
steps are up to attorney general barr and we look forward to the process taking its course. the white house has not received or been briefed on the special counsel's report. the latest update from the white house is that is still the case. the question will be will the attorney general share whatever he's going to share with congress with the white house beforehand. that is something that democrats have been very vocal about. they do not want that to happen, so really it's up to barr if he does so. really that is what's happening right now, a wait-and-see approach. >> let me bring in evan perez. what does it say yesterday, barr notified congress he would try to release the principal conclusions of the report as early as this weekend. today is saturday, not happening today. can we assume it's happening tomorrow? what does this all suggest? >> i think all signs point to it could be this weekend, possibly tomorrow, wolf.
one of the things we were told going into this is that the more detail in the mueller report, whatever is in mueller's report, the more detail there is in it, the more difficult the job was for bill barr in distilling and essential preparing his own report, the barr report, which is what will be send up to members of congress. it may be there's a lot more information in here that needs to be distilled, needs to be summarized for members of congress and a version that will eventually be seen by the public. obviously that's not the final answer here. you know members of congress, especially democrats and fran y ly republicans, they want to be more. so does barr produce something that will provide a lot of the answers as to whether or not there was any evidence of these conspiracy or collusion, right? the question that everybody has had on their mind.
is there anything in barr's report that will answer the question about whether or not the president obstructed justice, and whether or not they came close to bringing charges against anyone else in this case. we know they didn't bring any more charge, but certainly where there's additional evidence that didn't reach that level. >> pamela, the president can breathe easier there won't be any additional indictments by robert mueller his investigation is now over with. there could be other indictments from the u.s. attorney in new york, or here in d.c. or eastern virginia, or other places, and certainly the congressional investigations will intensify, but the president certainly has to worry about all the detail that could be in the mueller report on the extent of russia's efforts to interfere in the u.s. presidential election with the goal of helping donald trump become the president of the united states. >> i think that's why you're seeing this muted sponges from the president, because no one in
the white house seems to know what is in the report. that is the concern that perhaps there could be conduct in the report about the russians, about the president, that could be unseemly. one official i spoke to today said there's any time to spike the football, so let's wait to celebrate until we see. barr could very well turn over the principals conclusions as early as tomorrow. that is why they want to wait. at the same time, bob mueller did lay out in his indictments a lot of the story in the russians, trying to use social media, manipulates social media, trying to use the election to help donald trump and hurt hillary clinton. i think the concern from the white house is what it says about the president in terms of obstruction of justice and possibly collusion, but it is certainly a good sign there weren't any charges having to do with collusion and no more
indictments. >> etch, outside, what could be of deep kernel? >> that's one of the things that's worried people around the president. certainly the southern district of new york, the manhattan federal prosecutors who have been digging into the campaign finance issues, left over from the michael cohen case. people close to the president believe that investigation in new york will continue. there's an investigation into the inauguration committee. again, that's going to continue. there's also things that could impact the president's own company. there's a lot hanging over the president. certainly this is a being relief that this has been put behind him once we see the results, but there's also parts of the investigation that will live on. today, for instance, the federal prosecutors accused cinchally paul manafort of using another shell company to perhaps take
a -- he's supposed to surrender about $11 million to the federal government. in a filing the prosecutors essential accused him of trying to use a shell company to take a million of that. some of this will still be going on. >> paul manafort, the former trump campaign chairman, who has been sentenced to about 7 1/2 years of prison. stick around. if the z democrats held an emergency conference call earlier this morning. manu raji joins us from capitol hill. how democrats are demanding that materials be preserved related to the probe. >> reporter: how democratic chairman sent a letter on friday to various agencies, including the white house, the justice department, the fbi, even the state department, to preserve records related to the mueller investigation. this is all part of their effort to try to get the trump
administration, the justice department, to turn over the underlying evidence in addition to the public, to the mueller report, make that public, make that available to capitol hill. that is a pressure point going forward. it's something they have been demanding all day long, in talking points circulated to democratic members of the how caucus, the leadership made very clear they would stop -- try to subpoena if necessary to get that information. they said if necessary, democrats would be prepared to use the subpoena authority to obtain the full report, as well as to obtain briefing and testimony from the special counsel, the attorney general -- deputy attorney general and other necessary officials. now, wolf. in an emergency conference call this afternoon, speaker nancy pelosi made clear is they were on a fact-finding mission, waiting to hear what the fact are, but they would not be satisfied with anything short of what they believe is full
transparency. a number of the house -- made that clear, believes that the precedent is on side, believe that public opinion is on their side. nancy pelosi sent a her to their colleagues earlier, making the state that conclusions summarized by bill barr would not be sufficient to her caucus. she want the attorney general's offered to provide the committee with a summary of the report's conclusion is insufficient. congress requires the full report and the underlying documents to the committees can proceed, including oversight and legislating to address any issues that the mueller report may raise. the question is now what will bill barr do, but even if he does provide the summary of the conclusions, that's not going to be enough for democrats. we'll see what the next steps are, but democrats preparing for a fight that could last some time. >> manu raju, thank you.
vald demming is here with u. thank you for joining us. what do you expect from robert mueller's report. >> thank you so much, wolf. it's great to be here. a lot has happened in the last 24 hours. we are glad to see this report come to a conclusion after 22 months, but now all of the focus has shifted from mueller on to attorney general barr. during his confirmation hearings, he said he would be as transparent as possible within the law, so we are going to pull that to the test we voted 420-0 to have the mueller report be made public. we believe that congress -- we have a right to know, but certainly the american people have a right to know, and we are going to hold the attorney general to what he said is in those confirmation hearings. >> you just got on offf a confee
call with other democrats, is there a strategy? >> yes, we had a great call led by nancy pelosi, and hakeem jeffries. we heard from each of the committee chairs with jurisdiction, just going back over what has transpired. it's a wait-and-see game. the attorney general said he will sent a summary to congress. we're waiting to see if that happens. we thought it would happen today. there's still tomorrow. we've already talked about mustering back up again on monday evening when we all get back to capitol hill, but we are developing a strategy to move forward. you know that we want to see not only the report in its entirety, but all supporting documentation or evidence. we want to see the decision the special counsel made, but also the formula he utilized to decide who he would prosecutor
or decline to prosecutor. so it's a wait-and-see game, but we're in it for the long haul. >> if the mueller report effectively vin indicates the president, do democrats run the risk of pursuing the president too aggressively? >> let me say this, wolf, our responsibilities extend well beyond the mueller report, which was narrowly defined. we also, you know, if you remember, this whole investigation started as a counter-intelligence investigation, to see if the president of the united states had been compromised by a foreign power, if he was subject to blackmail, if he was somehow vulnerable to a foreign power. so the scope of our investigation and the committees with jurisdiction really extends beyond the special counsel. we're anxious to see where the
special counsel investigation led, but really the conclusion of the special counsel's investigation is really just a tool that will be utilized by congress to oversee as the american people expect us to. the vote was 420-0 to see the entire mueller report. do you expect support from republicans if you decide you have no choice but to pursue subpoenas? >> well, let me say this. none of us know yet exactly what is in the mueller report. so we have to wait and see. i will say this. if i was the president -- there's been a lot of talk about no additional indictments. if i were the president, i would not relax too soon. we know there's several other jurisdictions, including new york and the district of columbia, virginia, who were also involved in investigations, so we need to wait and see.
we don't know what clear and convincing evidence is there. we don't know what the conclusions are. i would hope that my republican colleagues would put any political agendas to the side and really uphold the will of the american people. they voted for full transparency. in order to have full transparency, i believe we need to see all of the documentation and evidence. if we have to subpoena, i would certainly hope our republican colleagues would support news that effort. >> in several court filings earlier, investigators involved have already laid out a pattern of context between the trump campaign and russia, but they have declined to charge anyone, anyone with collusion or conspiracy to work directly with the russians. nobody has been charged with a criminal count on the issue of collusion or conspiracy.
why not? >> well, what i can say is let us remember this is an investigation that the president said was a witch-hunt, it's a fraud. for a witch-hunt and a fraud, it's yielded 37 defendants, a circle of people around the president who have either pleaded guilty,en indicted, or on their way to prison. so, wolf, i am going to hold off and see exactly what the special counsel report yields to us. as i said, the scope of our investigation and the house of representatives is much larger, and let's just kind of wait and see where this thing takes us. >> we'll see what the principal conclusions are that could come fairly soon, this weekend supposedly. we'll see soon enough. representative demings, thank
you for joining us. >> thank you. with attorney general barr reveal the conclusions before the weekend it over. and we'll delve into the mood down in florida, where the president has been waiting to find out what mueller has. overcoming twists and turns, ups and downs.... whatever life throws. a place to always strive for. for all the journeys that make us stronger.
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breaking news, the attorney general bill barr has been over at the justice department for hours reviewing the spinal report from robert mueller meanwhile, president trump is at his resort in florida, where sources say he's taking a wait-and-see approach. let's bring in our experts. what does it tell you that the principal conclusions weren't released today? >> wolf, i think one of the things that bill barr wanted to do was make sure whatever he distills matching essential what mueller wants the public to see. i think one of the things he wants to do is make sure -- he only has one chance to do this. you know members of congress will want to see everything, so he's trying to answer as many questions as possible. you saw yesterday's letter where he promised transparency, but whatever he produces will not be
the answer. >> the president was out playing golf today, but thunderously silent. >> yeah, that's a good way to put it, let's not forget, which is a president who called it a witch hundred dollars for nearly two years. now all of a sudden the report is delivered. i think he wanted to send a message on golf court, kid rock tweeted a picture out. i'm sorry there's a sense of optimism, but also anxiety, not knowing exactly what is in this report, as one sort said let's get the plan on the runway and see what we've got. let's not celebrate too soon. so there's also not a sense of paranoia among the president, no war room is set up, i'm told. >> what is the consequential outstanding questions? >> why would a declinations -- what did they decide not to do?
precisely because you have a catch-22 scenario here. if the president of the united states is in fact implicated in a crime in the underlying report, there is a doj reg that says you cannot indict a sittings president. will you be able to provide disparaging information and not be able to indict him. we don't want the comey effect again. is that set up? if that's the base for no more indictments, and that's not a vindication of the president whatsoever. also, why were there so many redactions of late roving manafort, involving michael flynn, involving rick gates' continued involvement, involving roger stone, a whole host of people. why the redactions if there was knowing going to come out of it? to me that says mueller may have put this investigation as he should have, on autopilot and to farm things out.
we know from the tweets about sessions over the past two years before he was no longer the a.g., there was a need to have this farmed out, because they may have been replaced or removed. i want to know about that. >> gloria, what are i learning about the democrats' strategy going forward? >> principal conclusions are not going to be enough. they're demanding complete and full transparency. the president is a subject of this investigation. they don't believe the white house should be able to interfere in any way, shape or form. they believe the american public is on their side. if you look at the polling, you see where around 80% of americans want this made public. and they believe that there is precedent for this, and that, you know, that is open to a wide discussion. and they've also said that they're very willing to use their subpoena power if they need to. so the democrats are kind of holding back a bit, because they have not seen what they principal conclusions are yet.
they thought they would see it today, maybe tomorrow. once they get that, wolf, i doubt they're going to be satisfied at all. s.e. cupp is with us as well. >> first i would say be careful what you wish for. i think there's an overzealous desire to see the dirt or the gossip, for lack of a better word, about everyone discussed in the mueller report, and if it turns out to sort of put the president in a garly good light, they may not be that happy with it, but what democrats need to remember, for trump supporters, for two years they have smeared this investigation as a hoax and witch-hunt. i don't think that's true. i believe it was ported by investigated and by all accounts was investigated as quickly and
thoroughly as mueller could have done it. but democrats should worry about the folks nominally paying attention to this, and they might walk away from the two-year investigation that has not ended up in indictments of the president thinking it was a waste of resources. again, i don't think that's true, but i think if enough people have that sentiment and share that public opinion, i think that's an advantage to trump, and democrats who are both running for president in 2020, and running for reelection in 2020 should probably keep that the in the back of their minds. >> but we also know that the president cannot be indicted. we know that that's what bob mueller believes, and what the democrats want to get at, okay, uyou're not going to indictment the president, but what was his behavior? how did he act? if he acted in a way where he
were evan perez, that he mike indict indicted, people want to know that. the democrats could overreach, but you have to see what's in the report. >> and the white house knows the order of battle here. for months they were expecting this, that bill barr would release the statements, and they had been doing the reserve looking at precedent, and the white house expect a federal judge making the decision on this. >> the white house lawyer answered questions in writer, but never appeared orally and never answered any questions. >> that's a huge win. they were able to muzzle the president and only give a vetted answer. it was discussed in the court of public opinion and he avoided that, as did his son, by the
way, who was also involved in that famous meeting at the trump tower. you have the idea of the zealous advocacy, keeping him quiet was a good thing. having said that, that catch-22 is important, it could be if i cannot ultimately indict you, i'm not going to spend the resources to do that. i can still, however, if some of the things happened while he's the president of the unit -- and under cohen's testimony he paid some things in the campaign -- my clock actually continues throughout 2020, et cetera, so there may be a clock that's there. we know there are indictments that have been filed. we know there's a company still fighting about trying to disclose their identity and also paying a steep fine at this point. i think this is neither a villeification or vindication. that's why he's quiet and should be. there's a lot more to discuss, and we'll do it right after this.
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we're back with our correspondents and experts. evan, do we expect robert mueller to speak out publicly? if he does, you know we'll take that live. >> i don't think he will do so willingly. i think he will have to be dragged to do that. bob mueller is the un-comey. he doesn't want to do press conferences. he never wanted to do these hill testimonies, but obviously i think democrats and probably some republicans would like to hear from him. i think you can expect there's a bit of a fight to get him in front of a committee to do exactly that. just to step back a bit, we want to remind people what this was
about. this was about russian interference, and we are talking about a trump campaign that knowingly encouraged getting help from the russians. they had the trump tower meeting in 2016. they hired a campaign chairman who was up to his eyeballs in contact with the russians. there were 16 total people in the trump sphere -- >> we have a graphic we'll show our viewers. >> so there was a lot of things that were suspicious here that caused the fbi to launch this investigation, a counter-intelligence investigation that ended up transforming into the mueller investigation. so, again, we've learned a lot from this investigation. it was 67 a days, by many measures, a very fruitful investigation, and people should not forget that. just because maybe they didn't produce the thing that a lot of people wanted, which is somebody in handcuffs over collusion. >> you can see what they did over the course of the past two
years. s.e., how will this hover over the presidential election? >> i think this should be a reminder to democrats that they have to make a choice. democrats running for president have to make a choice. do they have america to heal? or do they have america to pay? and they're getting pulled on both sides. they talk but unifying the country, and there's also a lot of anger. for people who will note get what they wanted out of the mueller report, that anger will need to go somewhere. it will be up to the candidates to decide what what they do with that. do they meet the anger and bitterness, or do they rise above it and try to move on with messages about economic prosperity and other issues that i think people care about. i think it's a sobering reminder to democrats to come to the table with more than just trump
anger. >> what do you think? >> nancy pelosi has already said that, for all intents and purposes, impeachment is off the table. i think there's lots of democrats who want to see the underlying evidence and see whether that should in fact may be the case. this may be an argument among themselves. >> democrats are still angry over the fact that the republicans he essential made the last few years about hillary clinton. in fact last night at mar-a-lago they were still chanting "lock her up." >> and an example of all they documents on the hillary clinton investigation, so they're saying you should do the same on this. but it's interesting, i talked to a democratic lawmaker last night. i asked that question, what if this report does exonerate the president, do you move on? this person sell on the mueller-related stuff, but then
there's more. clearly the democrats will continue to focus on the president some way. republicans would just say -- >> there's also the southern district of new york, all kinds of pending cases. a. >> manafort over the polls data. >> and 16 people from the trump campaign, as you saw before, dealing with russians. that is something that is not normally done. so the democrats believe it's their responsibility, they have republicans who have voted unanimously, whether they were feeling genuinely about that or not remains to be seen, but they voted let's release everything, and mueller, who would rather do a mike drop and just walk out of the room, is not going to be able to. >> this is why trump was so effective in the public media. the mandate that mueller had was about the campaign. a lot of his collusion-based
evidence have been about the campaign, but he's essential changed the conversation to whether or not he's vindicated. the probe was never exclusively about trump. >> but the trump campaign and supposed collusion or coordinate, whatever word you want to use, with the russians and the campaign. everybody stick around. there's more room. we're about to get an update from moscow. the russians are also waiting to find out what was said about their attempts to meddle in the 2016 election. and to the best night ever. these are the primo moments. and they call for italian quality pizza. dough made from scratch daily. sauce...from the original giammarco recipe. say hello to an authentic favorite... times two. every day at marco's, get two medium, one-topping pizzas for $6.99 each. every store. every day. the italian way. hello primo.
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day behind closed doors over at the justice department, reviewing special counsel robert mueller's report. the investigation into the 2016 presidential election is also being closely watched in moscow. our senior international correspond fred pleitgen is in moscow for us. what are you hearing over there, fred? >> it's interesting, wolf. it seems the russians are also waiting for the principal conclusions to come out to see how they're going to react. we've been working the phones and any other means of communication. we asked kremlin for a comment. they didn't even bother to answer. we got in touch with the foreign ministry, and the spokeswoman came up with a strange answer. she said she already had commented on the mueller investigation many times and she wouldn't comment on what she called another fragment, obviously a bit strange considering that the full report is now out. so you can see the message control on the part of the
russians, not only is it government officials not saying anything, but all over commentators seem to be laying low. we know the simple answer in the past, is they say they were not involved, which is strange, considering the 37 people and entities who have been charged as a result of the mueller investigation, 29 were russian. the gru, russia's military service members, and then also two who were behind the troll factory that was apparently behind the influence campaign on behalf of the russian government, all things they continue to deny, but you can feel how they're at this point laying low waiting for the principal conclusions to come out and another thing of message control. >> good appointed. fred pleitgen, thanks very much.
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now that special counsel robert mueller's investigation has wrapped up, we're awaiting answers to the most important questions in the russia probe. cnn's tom foreman looks at the biggest questions that remain unanswered. >> what did donald trump know and when did he know it? those are the top questions that could be answered by the mueller probe. u.s. intelligence agencies have long said russians hacked
computers, spread fake news stories and more, trying to help trump win. >> it should be clear to everyone that russia brazenly interfered in our 2016 presidential election process. >> trump has steadily questioned that assessment. >> it could be russia but it could also be china. >> he's insisted even if it happened, he was not involved. >> there was no collusion at all. >> but the investigation has put other key questions into play. did donald trump jr. and other campaign officials have more contact with russians than previously known? did don junior tell his father about that meeting at trump tower as former trump attorney michael cohen thinks he overhead? >> i remember mr. trump saying, okay, good, let me know. >> and was this more to that meeting than an unfulfilled promise of dirt on hillary clinton? the mueller report should shed light on whether any trump associates played part in the theft or release of damaging democratic e-mails on how or if
the alleged relationship between the russians, wikileaks, roger stone and the white house came to be, whether the russians had compromising information on trump. >> it's possible. but i don't know. >> and most importantly, the report could tell if trump was involved or tried to hide anything, obstructing justice. >> i did nothing wrong. there was no collusion. there was no obstruction. >> the other big questions, why didn't mueller interview trump and who else was involved in what else? in indictments mueller has hinted at improprieties without naming names. for example, who might have helped michael flynn decide what to tell the russians about new sanctions from the obama team during the transition? >> there's been no president ever as tough as i have been on russia. >> and lastly, what comes next? democrats have been treading gingerly around the question of impeachment while awaiting the completion of the mueller probe. they've also pressed for a full
release of the results. mueller has referred some cases to other parts of the justice department for further scrutiny. are there more? and don't forget, even if trump rolls out pardons for some of his old cronies, those would have no impact on state investigations which could follow if the mueller report points the way. stay with us. we're standing by for word on when the attorney general will brief congress on special counsel robert mueller's russia report. house democrats held an emergency conference call earlier this afternoon. they're demanding that the trump administration preserve documents related to the mueller investigation. ♪ leave no man behind. or child. or other child. or their new friend. or your giant nephews and their giant dad. or a horse. or a horse's brother, for that matter.
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happening now, breaking news, what mueller found. the president, congress and the nation are all waiting to learn the bottom line on the special counsel's report. we're getting new hints at the timeline for revealing secret findings from the russia investigation. under the bar, the attorney general has been reviewing mueller's report all day, deciding what he can share and what he'll keep under wraps. we're breaking down william bar's process as he bores in on mueller's principal conclusions. the president is at his florida resort standing by for specifics on the investigation he's railed against for nearly two years. are the lawyers he brought with him encouraging him to stay silent? house democrats just held an emergency strategy session on their demands for full disclosure of the mueller report. tonight they're escalating their threat o